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Emails We Love: Back to School Round-Up

If you’re a parent, you’re in one or two camps this week. You’re either elated that the kids are finally out of the house and back in school, or, you’re as grumpy as the kids about school star

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Jan. 03 2012

Don’t Make Email Marketing a Siloed Experience

A siloed approach to email marketing and campaign management only leads to customer fatigue and frustration. Organizations that tear down these walls and deliver a relevant, seamless, cross-channel customer experience will be rewarded with share of mind—and wallet.



Jan. 03 2012

Creating Synergy Between Social Media and Email Marketing 1

The rise in popularity of social media doesn’t mean the demise of email marketing. In fact, social media has the potential to elevate the effectiveness of email when the two are integrated wisely.



Dec. 31 2011

Marriott Rewards eNews: 2011 IMA Award Winner

2011 IMA Award winner, Best Email Marketing Campaign | The loyalty program, Marriott Rewards, mails monthly the email newsletter eNews, to its millions of worldwide members. The newsletter was too long and wordy for today’s fast-paced, digital-savvy consumer, and it needed updating with a more contemporary, easier-to-read format.



Dec. 20 2011

Holiday Email Watch: Free Shipping Friday Round-Up

comScore reports that consumers have spent $30.9 billion online so far in November-December, a 15% increase over the same period in 2010. While Cyber Monday still holds the record for the heaviest online spending day of the year for the second …




Dec. 17 2011

Email Marketing: Tips and Tricks for Better Email Targeting and Creative

Download the latest Email Marketing tip sheet from Chief Marketer



Dec. 07 2011

Holiday Email Watch: Gymboree Builds Synergy, But Fisher-Price is Slow

My home’s halls haven’t quite been decked yet, but it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in my email inbox. Here’s a quick look at some of the offers that have come my way this week. While none are particularly naughty, some are a lot nicer than …



Dec. 06 2011

Reminder Emails Boost 1-800-Flowers Sales 1

1-800-Flowers is making heavy use of email reminders to encourage blooms as gifts for every occasion.



Nov. 29 2011

Marketers Increase Email Use On Black Friday

Black Friday saw many brick and mortar retailers promoting themselves primarily through email, although pure-play online marketers weren’t shy about using email to cash in on consumers’ post-Thanksgiving shopping urges, either.



Nov. 10 2011

The Right Way to Grow Your Email Subscriber Base

Many marketers wrestle with how to best grow their email subscriber lists. There are plenty of options, but they all have different pros and cons—and sometimes even legal consequences. From worst to better, here’s a quick rundown on some of these tactics and the pluses and pitfalls of each.



Oct. 25 2011

St. Benedict Press Tries Magalogs, Email, Social to Reach Catholics

St. Benedict Press is using a combination of magalogs, social media and email marketing to reach a new audience beyond its house file.